Our recently completed project, the Hammock House, is a new interpretation of utilitarian farm structures. This home sits in the foothills of North Carolina and brings a distinctly modern element to a rural working farm. Our clients decided to retire a little early because they longed for a simple farm life, so they purchased a 40-acre farm with pastures, mountain views and land dotted with towering old growth oak trees. As with all of our projects, the existing landscape and our clients’ vision directed our design concept. Our clients came to us to design a simple, modern house that could open

Our clients had recently purchased 10 acres of rolling horse pasture and forested land south of Blowing Rock with the vision of building a homestead for their young and growing family. The first design task was to develop a master plan that considers the characteristics of the land and the various functions our client needed. A house, horse barn, garage and most importantly, lots of grazing pasture was needed. We placed the house on a knoll at the edge of the pasture which allowed for close proximity to the horse barn, preserved most of the property for grazing and minimize